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good morning, everyone. it is thursday. happy friday eve, july 26th. thatting a live look at the washington monument. temperatures are in the 70s. they are going way up from here, way up. >> right, tucker barnes. >> we'll get to him in a second. >> it is almost football time. let the games begin. redskin training camp kicks off this morning with a full squad practice. >> all eyes will be on the new franchise quarterback, robert griffin iii we'll be live
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prosecute redskins park beginning at 6:00 a.m. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. it seems like only yesterday football season ended. >> i know. it will be a hot one, tucker barnes. >> just wait a minute. i want to get back to where you guys blame me for the hot weather. how about triple digits? certainly a possibility. there is a live look at the hd radar. notice the shower and thunderstorm activity off to the north. as long as it says there, we'll be on the hot side of things. we are expected temperatures to soar up to about 100 degrees later today appear with the humidity, it will feel more like 105 plus. we have a heat advisory which goes into effect at 12:00 noon today. drink a lot of water, that kind
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of thing. we'll take a look at the weekend in just a minute. back to you. >> thank you. some of the top stories this morning a murder-suicide in oakton, virginia. this happened around 7:00 last night. officers say alexander rios shot and killed had you roommate after appear argument and then shot himself. the search is on for the man accused of abducting violet ripken. officers found her with her hands bound 24 hours later. she was not hurt. we are talking about football. fall is right around the corner. that is big for tv as well. we are getting ready to take a sneak peek for the line-up for tv. >> they include some of your favorite shows, knew projects and everything in between.
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>> reporter: it was a bevy of familiar fox stars mingling with new faces at the party. dean guyer says being added to glee immediately changed his life. >> i checked my twitter this morning or this afternoon and there was like 3,000 or 4,000 followers just in the one day. i can see they're crazy good. >> reporter: kiefer sutherland's touch returns with a full second season order. >> the first season was 13 episodes. we used those to kind of lay out the groundwork. so, even though this is our second season, it feels like the continuation of our first. this is kind of where it starts to get really exciting. >> remember, this will hurt you more than me. >> this is mob dr. they hope the series will be compared to other mafia classics.
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>> we can only hope that the show takes on the life of the sopranos took on. i was a huge film of that show. i think we are certainly aiming for that. >> i'm kate's brother, ben fox. >> reporter: on the comedy side, there is ben and kate. >> it is very funny and has very funny people in it. one of its strengths is the amount of heart it has. >> reporter: and the mindy proj >> it is a really funny romantic comedy. i think it's great. >> reporter: and fringe fans can look forward to the series tying up loose ends before it wraps. >> we're like three days into shooting the first episode of season five and nobody is feeling reflective yet.
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i think everybody is focused on the journey. >> reporter: in hollywood, adam housley, fox news. >> thank you. good morning to you. it is sure, july 26th, the eve of friday. getting close to the end of the week. one more day to go. tucker has some bad news for us. we are able to tell what the situation is with tucker whether he has his jacket on in the morning. >> at lost he has his shirt on too. that would be a whole other thing. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm wisdom martin. >> he does have his shirt on but not his jacket. >> not that hot right now but i'm anticipating it is going to be hot so i'm not wearing the jacket. >> it is a subtle message you're sending out. >> let's get down to business.
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max 2-rbgs we've got another -- max 2, we've got another little bubble of heat moving n yesterday was a great day. let's look forward at our radar. we are nice and quiet although we do have a thunderstorm complex there in southwest pennsylvania. i think it will likely full apart but you art but you never know what will happen this time of day. all the coup counties in orange under a heat advisory from noon today to 8:00 p.m. tonight. another day with a lot of heat around here. condition late this afternoon could be a thunderstorm. i can guarantee the high temperature about 99 at 4:00
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p.m. >> pull out the pool. let's get going. >> deaf right in. >> just don't even wake up. let's go right into the pool today. >> you know what? in keeping with this, the idea of the pool and everything, i mean sure, the invite is there but now,en fortunately, we are starting off the morning with an overturned truck loaded with beer. >> tucker's ears perked up. >> it is northbound along 207 as you work north of 109. this truck flipped over, loaded with beer. all traffic on the northbound side is being diverted off before you reach the exit for 109. headed northbound against our rush hour flow, this is where we have the activity the northbound stretch of 270 shut down at 109. traffic coming northbound, better bet, just bail out early. 3 # #, use that as the workaround. southbound, your lanes are open. no problems for you guys as you work your way south of i-07
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headed back into germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. you hear the music and you know what that means. it means it all begins today, redskins training camp kicks off this morning. >> this is mike shanahan's third season and it is arguably his biggest yet. rg iii spoke to the media yesterday and he says he is ready to try to help turn the franchise around following last year's 5-11 son. >> whether ranked first in the poll or fourth in our division, i don't think anybody in the locker room cares. with know with we have to do to be successful. let your play do the talking. i'm very proud to be a part of this franchise. >> here is the schedule for training camp this week. 3:00 p.m. practices are open to the public today, tomorrow and saturday. the plays are have the day off
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on sunday. stay tuned. dave ross will be live at redskins park beginning at 6:00 a.m. lindsay murphy will be live for the fox 5 news at 5:00 tonight. violet ripken, the mother of baseball great cal ripken, jr. is home safe after being abducted at gunpoint earlier this week. the suspect is still on the loose this morning. willmar has latest. >> reporter: the case is rather bizarre and right now, investigators are woking to get to the bottom of it and to find this alleged abductor. police say the mother of cal ripken, jr. was kidnapped for about 24 hours and released unharmed. they are unsure of a motive sawing there was no ransom demand and it is unclear if the suspect knew of the famous connection to the woman he abducted. violet ripken lives alone and relatives and authorities didn't realize she was missing until about 8:00 p.m. tuesday night when someone called 911 to report seeing a
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woman tied up in a car in baltimore county. police traced the license plates. neighbors say a man confronted mrs. rip condition in the garage of her home about 12 hours early are on tuesday morning. he blindfolded her and forced her into her own car at gunpoint. >> evidently, he was waiting in the garage. you know how the gar hajj has like doors and stuff, he walked in there and when she walked in there in the morning, he abducted her and tied her up. >> the man drove her around, gave her food and even lit cigarettes for her. mrs.ripken was found at 6:00 a.m. yesterday still bound sitting in her car parked not far from her home. again, she was not harmed. her abductor apparently drove her there and then took off on foot. so a bit of a mystery. she was able to give police a vague description. they are looking for i white
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male, late 30s to early 40s with a tall, thin build last wearing cam owe pants, white shirt and eyeglasses. back to you. a special session in maryland making headlines this morning. state house speaker michael busch is telling lawmakers to get ready to come back to annapolis for a special session of the legislature next month. it is to expand gambling in maryland. legislate ours will be discussing bring a large casino into prince george's county and whether to allow table games as well as slots. some of of the other stories makinghood lines this morning, police are now calling a double shooting in oakton, virginia a murder suicide. this happened around 7:00 last night. officers say 27-year-old alexander rios shot and killed his 43-year-old roommate after an argument. the gunman later died at a
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local hospital. a shooting tragedy now in wood bridge, virginia claims the life of a 4-year-old boy. police say he accidentally shot himself. investigators believe the car was left alone in a car on empire treat yesterday afternoon and found the gun inside the vehicle. it is still unclear why the boy was alone or who the gun actually belonged to. police have not yet said who the victim is. the colorado shooting suspect sent his plans to a psychiatrist. the university of colorado is confirming that it got a suspicious package on campus and gave it to police. in it was a notebook from the 24-year-old suspect james holmes, that had full details about how he was going to kill people including scribeels of a stick figure shooting other stick figures. but the psychiatrist never opened the package. a woman trapped in her own basement if four feet of messy water for three days. we'll have details of her rescue coming up next. more drama for the jackson
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mitt romney in london gettingied to meet prime minister david cameron in about five hours and attend tomorrow's opening ceremonies of the olympics. the republican candidate for president is using his stirts stop to send amessage he recognizes the close bonds between the u.s. and our top allies. he is getting criticized for remarks by an unidentified campaign advisor reportedly saying that the white house does not appreciate the shared anglo-saxon heritage. d.c. council member marion barry is remembering the woman he calls his first wife as i great friend. mary treadwell died last weekend at her home. she was there during his rise to power. first on the school board and then on the city council. but she was not a stranger to
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scandal and served prison time on fraud and theft convictions. barry tweeted saying they stayed in touch speaking to one another just three weeks ago. a california judge is taking michael jackson's kids away from the grandmother and this morning, katherine jackson, says says she was devastated by. this the judge temporarily appointed one of michael jackson's nephews as legal guardian of 15-year-old prince michael, 14-year-old paris and 10-year-old blanket after conflicting reports over contact rein jacksonance health and whereabouts. a been pen woman is -- a pennsylvania woman is safe after being trapped in her basement for three days. she went downstairs to check on a circuit breaker with the stairs collapsed. investigators believe her ump pump broke. the woman was found after a friend went to the house. it took a dive crew nearly four hours to rescue that woman. good thing she is okay. coming, a story you will only see on fox 5. a man claims
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he was robbed by d.c. police. ahead, details of what one man says police snatched from him at a crime scene. >> after a beautiful day yesterday, we have heat on the way, lots of heat. i'll have all the details on the weather forecast and julie wright will have a look at the traffic. we'll do it right after the break. break.
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fur. live look outside at the jefferson memorial on this thursday, friday eve. very hot friday eve. it is not that bad right now but tucker has some bad news. >> well, it will be hot. >> yeah. that is the only bad news i have. it is not too bad right now. actually very pleasant for you want to get up and go for an early jog. once the sun gets up, it will be another scorcher and the potential to be 100 plus around here, the actual air temperature. you mix in more humidity which will be on the up crease. let's talk about how nice it was yesterday. >> let's do that. >> let's have a flashback. >> you could hang outside and not fool too hot. >> not much humidity. it felt fantastic. >> the way it should be j it is
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the way it should be at least part of the time. it seems like we only get a taste it was every couple of weeks. dulles was 86. we'll be nowhere near those numbers today. we'll be off and running into the neighbor of triple digits. 75 in washington. 70 in gaithersburg. 70 in baltimore. 66 in manassas. a very pleasant start to your day. these temperatures will get a chance to jump very quickly. we are generally quiet. we do have this little band of thunderstorm activity in southwest pennsylvania. i don't think it will get in here but we'll have to watch it. some of the clouds may broe in here and hold temperatures back a little bit to start the day. this is what we call the ring of fire. we have a binge area of scorching temperatures out west. you can see we are in the center it was here and with that the case, we'll have a
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very hot day today. here is your heat advisory. it is back. we've seep this many, man time this month. it goes into effect at noon through 8:00 tonight and it will feel like 100 to 105. in in some cases, closer to 110. lots of water if you can. spend some time in the shade. get indoors in the air conditioning because the heat will be on the dangerous side for a time this afternoon. 100 degrees again. there will be a the bit of a breeze. not much a cooldown tonight. overnight low about 08 degrees. then very warm overnight. win out of the west about 10 miles per hour. here is your five-day forecast. not much better tomorrow. 96 with a better chance of scattered storms tomorrow afternoon, tomorrow night. saturday thins friday. start to feel better with highs in the low 90s. sunday and monday look a lot better with highs in the upper 80s and tolerable humidity.
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that is a look at the weather. stay cool. let's do some traffic and get the latest on this beer truck. what is going on? >> you talking to me talking about beer. on the roads, this is what i know. if you are traveling northbound 207 shortly before 4:00 this morning, truck overturned north of 109 but well before route 8. so again, the activity here blocks the northbound stretch of 270. we are noticing now that some traffic is able to squeeze by on the right shoulder only. this will be against our rush hour flow headed northbound from germantown up into frederick. this is definitely going to impact your commute. bail out early. plan on using 355 although some traffic is able to get by on the right shoulder. there is not much of a doe law at this time. this truck is overturned. it is loaded with beer. there is a lot to clean up. the southbound lanes are open. no problems there but all the flashing lights causing a rubbernecking delay as you work your way south. on the other side of town, lanes are open. no problems to report northbound along i-95 as you
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work your way north of woodbridge continuing across the occoquan. pace is good on 359 leaving the beltway to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. v-d.o.t. has introduceed a new type of e- zpass transponder. the flex transponder allows drivers to switch between the standard toll paying mode and the new hov mode. it is desynd for the hot lanes set up on i-495 later this year. v d.o.t. says the express lanes will also expand to public transportation in fairfax county. >> this is a game changer. we are going to be able to now provide bus service, something that we had not had before on these new hot lanes. i can tell you from working with our fairfax county office of transportation this is a number one priority. >> v-d.o.t. says you can still use the standard transponder in the
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express lanes but not be able to use the hov option. nonprofit empower d.c. is filing a lawsuit against the city. it wants to stop the construction of the bus parking lot at alexander cromwell school in northeast. d.c. mayor vincent gray is proposing 65 charter school buses park at the lot over the next five to 10 years. more than 57 residents have signed a petition so far. >> they've done no analysis, no study, no look at the impact of 65 buses coming into this densely populated residential area on a daily basis. they don't care about the people here. the people here, a quarter of them have respiratory problems. many are on mechanical breathing devices. people are dying here and the government doesn't seem to care. >> community members say they
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are also concerned about the city approving new nightclubs in the neighborhood. a story you will only see on fox 5. a man says he was robbed by d.c. police. details of why he says police snatched his smart phone and what he says they still have. south the scorching summer heat now officially burning your wallet. the government reporting the record drought across the u.s. will push up food prices by about 4% next year, well above what is considered normal food inflation. meanwhile, a turnaround in the housing market taking a turn for the worse. the number of americans buying new homes diving last month. you can add ford to the growing list of u.s. companies slowing down because of europe's slowdown. one american company is bucking that global trend. caterpillar raising its money making forecast for the rest of the year. and the hospitality industry, at least days not so
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hospitable. a new survey says that overall guest satisfaction at hotels dropping to its lowest level on record. slower check-in and check-out time a big reason customer are giving hotels a big thumbs down. that's business. i'm neil cavuto. 
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welcome back. the official start to the 2012 olympic summer games now just one day away. these are live pictures from london where the olympic torch today is set to make its final journey through the streets. the flame has been taken through all of the city's 33 boroughs in it is past flee does. the opening care moan will be held tomorrow although some competition has taken place including the u.s. women's soccer team come from behind win over france. the opening ceremony there live on tv. this is the 14th street bridge journey. core torch being carried
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through the streets. very the torch being carried through the streets -- the torch being carried through the streets. >> within watching the olympics coming up at the end of the week. d.c. police here back at home. they are investigating a man's claim that his first amendment rights were violated by an officer last week when the plainclothes officer allegedly snatched his cell phone at a crime scene. man you are about to meet says he considered what happened to him a robbery at the hands of d.c. police. fox 5's bob barnard has more on a story you will only see on fox 5. >> i know that i can take these pictures of these guys. i know it especially when they are doing something wrong. >> reporter: earl steale says his smart phone was snatched by a d.c. police officer last friday evening here along raleigh place southeast. earl says he saw police punching a man they were arresting. another plainclothes officer harassing the people watching. >> so i go and grab my phone and start trying to record it and once i do that, another cop reaches over my back, grabs my
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phone and tells me he is not giving me my phone back. >> that was the wrong thing for the officer to do. >> reporter: the aclu's art spiritser says that officer may not have known about this new general order issued by dose police chief cathy lanier that went into effect last thursday. >> the order is completely clear that, in terms of preventing a person from taking pictures, the police are never to do that. >> reporter: the order comes as a result of a lawsuit spitzer filed on behalf of jerome voras who explained to our paul wagner on monday that he was detained by a d.c. police officer while taking these pictures of a traffic stop in georgetown. >> did you know that you were within your rights at that point? >> knew i was in the full scope of the law. >> reporter: this is why we filed this lawsuit and this is why we needed this order is because here in d.c. and around the country, we've seen so many instans of police being camera shy and worse because they don't want people to see what
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they're doing. when they're in public performing our business, we have a right to know what they're doing. >> reporter: earl, who is 26 and work if i private nonprofit mental health agency in the district, says when he got his phone back later this night, the memory card was missing including hundreds of pictures of his daughter katherine. >> i know it had to be a illegal. it hurts mow alet because that is a lot of picture. >> we reached out to d.c. police officials for comment. they september a brief statement saying they were aware of earl steale's allegation and they are looking into it. the washington nationals with the sweep in the big apple. we've got sports breakfast coming up next.  wow,
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